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Zinc Oxide

Chemical name: zinc oxide
CAS number: 1314-13-2
Other names: zinc white, calamine, philosopher's wool, chinese white, flowers of zinc; C.I. 77947; C.I. Pigment White 4; Zinc oxide [USAN]; zincoxideheavy; flowers of zinc; zinc oxide,edible; active zinc oxide; zinkoxyd aktiv; zinci oxidum; activox; activox b; actox14; zine oxide; zine white; zincoxide; actox16; actox216; ai3-00277; akro-zincbar85; akro-zincbar90; amalox; azo22; azo-33; azo-55; azo-55tt; azo-66; azo-66tt; ZNO; oxozinc; zinc oxygen(-2) anion
Molecular formula: ZnO
Molar mass: 81.408 g/mol
Appearance: white solid
Odor: odorless
Density: 5.606 g/cm3
Melting point: 1975 °C (decomposes)
Boiling point: 2360 °C
Solubility in water: 0.16 mg/100 mL (30 °C)

As white powder, zinc oxide is widely used as an additive in numerous materials and products including foods, plastics, ceramics, glass, cement, sealants, pigments, batteries, ferrites, lubricants, paints, ointments, adhesives, fire retardants, and first aid tapes. As a food additive, zinc oxide is added to many food products, including breakfast cereals, as a source of zinc, a necessary nutrient. Some prepackaged foods also include trace amounts of zinc oxide even if it is not intended as a nutrient.

As source of Zn nutrient, our zinc oxide is used for feed. It could promote growth and regeneration of tissue. Adding in the piglet feed, the zinc oxide can improve the digestion function and prevent diarrhea. It could cure the damaged intestinal epithelium cells and improve nutrient absorption rate. When animals have no appetite, adding appropriate amount of zinc oxide in livestock and poultry feed, the condition will be better.

As source of zinc, zinc oxide has lower cost. It is stable in feed, and has little effect on vitamins. In addition, it is easy to be absorbed for animals. Besides, reflecting the basic properties of zinc oxide, fine particles of the oxide have deodorizing and antibacterial properties and for that reason are added into materials including cotton fabric, rubber, and food packaging. Zinc oxide is widely used to treat a variety of other skin conditions. Zinc oxide can be used in ointments, creams, and lotions to protect against sunburn and other damage to the skin caused by ultraviolet light.

Zinc oxide should be stored in cool, dry and dark place within original package. It is packed with special material, 25kg in one bag.

Related Names
Nihil Album | Philosopher Wool | Flower Of Zinc | Nihii Graecum

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